The Ambassador of Austria to the United States, Hans Peter Manz and David Farber, President of AJC Washington lighting Hanukkah Candles.
Embassy of Austria Hosts AJC for First Ever Hanukkah Reception
Washington, DC – American Jewish Committee (AJC) Leadership and ACCESS DC, AJC’s New Generation Program, joined Austrian Diplomats to celebrate Hanukkah on December 19, 2011. The reception, hosted at the Austrian Embassy, was attended by over 70 young professionals and diplomats. This was the first Hanukkah reception hosted by the Embassy of Austria.
The evening program featured remarks by Austrian Ambassador Hans Peter Manz, as well as AJC Washington Board President David Farber, and ACCESS DC’s Co-chairs, Jeremiah Baronberg and Eddie Cohen. Ambassador Manz noted that the joint Hanukkah celebration marks the beginning of a new tradition at the Austrian Embassy in Washington.